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Concierge Manicuring: Taking Mobile Care Up a Notch

Catering to clients whose medical needs require a special level of care or who just want an extra dose of pampering is what concierge manicuring is all about. Providing these specialized services away from the traditional salon environment is a growing trend that presents an exciting opportunity for motivated nail techs. 

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California Board Eases Pedi Liner Sanitation Rules

As of July 1, 2015, California nail techs using disposable pedicure liners can skip the 10-minute disinfecting soak of their pedicure basin between clients.

California Board Revises Pedi Liner Rules and Other Sanitation Regulations

Effective July 1, 2015, a number of new regulations were instituted by the California Board of Barbering and Cosmetology that affect nail techs’ day-to-day business and safety procedures. The changes include an easing of rules regarding the use of disposable pedicure liners.

Founder of Footlogix to Speak July 25

Katharin von Gavel, founder and CEO of Footlogix, will speak at the Career Educators Alliance (CEA) Annual Convention and Expo to be held July 24-27, 2015.

#SafeSandalSeason Video: Clean Foot Spa

The Board of Barbering and Cosmetology shows a dramatization of a properly cleaned foot spa with the help of Federico Beauty Institute students in Sacramento, Calif. #SafeSandalSeason

Sani-Tablet

Sani-Tablet is a tablet that disinfects foot spa water.

Like a Sauna for the Feet

A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.

Kiss the Fish Goodbye

Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.

When Empty is Better

Sanitation-conscious patrons may prefer to be able to inspect the pedicure basin’s cleanliness and see you draw fresh water just for them.

The Diabetic Discussion

All clients need personal attention, but our diabetic pedicure clients need an extra dose of TLC. Learn how to alter pedicure services to accommodate diabetic clients, and you’ll not only be offering them an hour of relaxation, you’ll also be protecting their health.